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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 613 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 613 (Atlanta, Georgia):

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

June 2001



Profile Description

Creation: Text converted and initial EAD tagging provided by Apex Data Services, June 2001.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 613 (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 613 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records
Dates: 1939-1977
Quantity: 3 linear feet
Abstract:Correspondence, legal documents, membership applications, injury reports, list of retired members, and other items. Includes material relating to legal proceedings against Georgia Power Company (1945-1975) and Southwire Company, Carrollton, Ga. (1957-1970); Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers; and minutes of North Georgia Building and Construction Trades Council. Correspondents include Harry Bexley, business manager, Local 613.
Identification: L1981-19
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Records

The records, 1939-1977, of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 613 (Atlanta, GA.), consist primarily of correspondence, legal documents, and various membership items. The bulk of the correspondence is between Local 613's Business Manager, Harry Bexley, and the several departments of the IBEW international office. The membership items consist of applications for membership, injury reports, and lists of retired members. The legal documents, which constitute the bulk of the records, include correspondence pertaining to legal proceedings and EEOC litigation, 1961-1975. Much of the legal documentation concerns IBEW cases against the Georgia Power Company, 1945-1975, and the Southwire Company of Carrollton, GA., 1957-1970. The records also include a small series of minutes of meetings of the North Georgia Building and Construction Trades Council, with which Local 613 was affiliated.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Bexley, Harry--Correspondence.
Georgia Power Company.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Southwire Company.
United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Construction workers--Labor unions--Georgia.
Construction industry--Georgia.
Construction workers--Georgia.
Discrimination in employment--Law and legislation--United States.
Electric industry workers--Accidents.
Electric industry workers--Georgia.
Electric industry workers--Labor unions--Georgia.
Electric wire and cable industry--Georgia.
Industrial accidents--Georgia.
Labor disputes--Georgia.
Public utilities--Employees.
Public utilities--Employees--Labor unions--Georgia.
Public utilities--Georgia.
Georgia--Labor--Trade-unions.
Atlanta (Ga.)--Labor--Disorders and problems.
Atlanta (Ga.)--Labor--Trade-unions.
Carrollton (Ga.)--Business, industries, and trades--Electric industry.
Georgia--Business, industries, and trades--Electric industry.
Georgia--Labor--Disorders and problems.
Georgia--Public utilities--Electricity.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], [series title], International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 613 (Atlanta, Ga.) Records, L1981-19, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Harry Bexley, Business Manager Local 613, November 4, 1981.

Processing Information

Inventoried by Karen Bouffard Galbreath, May 26, 1982. EAD finding aid created by Apex Data Services, June 2001; revised by William Hardesty, January 2006.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Records of other International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers units.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, photographs and printed material were separated to other Southern Labor Archives collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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